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HARMAN Reviews

Updated May 23, 2017
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  • Work-Life balance is highly dependent on the Project you are working on (in 29 reviews)

  • there no work life balance and managers more more partial toward people they like (in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Going to miss this place"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Warehouse in Elkhart, IN
    Current Employee - Warehouse in Elkhart, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at HARMAN full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Decent benefits and the employees have a good relationship with the lower level management.

    Cons

    Upper management only care about making money.

    Advice to Management

    Money is good but shipping jobs out of the country will only hurt the product line.


  2. "Good place to start your career"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Software Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Current Contractor - Software Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HARMAN as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work life balance
    exciting products to work on

    Cons

    Too many managers and red taping.

    Advice to Management

    Too many managers.


  3. "Technical Support Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Support Manager in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Technical Support Manager in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HARMAN (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great flexibility, great management, awesome work environment.

    Cons

    I don't have any cons for this company. I have been really grateful for this awesome opportunity.


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    "Fabrication Prototype Technician"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elkhart, IN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elkhart, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at HARMAN full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Used to be a place for long term employment for many people

    Cons

    All American manufacturing jobs are moving to Mexico. No respect for long time employees.


  6. "Senior Software Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Stamford, CT
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Stamford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at HARMAN (More than a year)

    Pros

    lots of work , flexible timing

    Cons

    Hikes not so good , they assign any work to any profile person

    Advice to Management

    Assign work according to employee profile, dont waste career of people by assigning any work to any guy


  7. "Harman"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at HARMAN full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Cool Product, Good people, International Company.

    Cons

    Concern over long-term stability of certain sites/locations.


  8. "mid-level manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Middle Management in Novi, MI
    Current Employee - Middle Management in Novi, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HARMAN full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    interesting products, growing company, challenging work

    Cons

    no investment in process improvement. high turnover is some depts

    Advice to Management

    invest in process control as it will free up employee time in the long run and reduce turnover due to employee frustration.


  9. "Senior Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bellevue, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HARMAN full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    very Well work life balance

    Cons

    Average salary, management is not aligned with the working force


  10. Helpful (1)

    "SDET Architect"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bellevue, WA

    I have been working at HARMAN full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Best Place to work, Fun at work.

    Cons

    Nothing as such as far as me


  11. "Old fashion middle management"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Engineer in Novi, MI
    Current Contractor - Engineer in Novi, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at HARMAN as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Exciting technology relaxed work from home policy

    Cons

    Old guard management is out of tune with latest technology. Management living in QNX era.

    Advice to Management

    Reboot the management and ease out loud and lewd managers


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